Meeting KNAW – The threat of bird flu

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On the 12th of April The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) organized a Symposium about the Threat of Bird Flu. Prof. Marion Koopmans was invited to moderate this session, prof. Ron Fouchier presented. The H5N1 bird flu virus has made the leap from birds and poultry to various mammals and has also spread to other parts of the world. What are the latest developments regarding bird flu? What options are there to guarantee the health of animals and people, and what are the associated risks?

The threat of bird flu

(Symposium in Dutch)

Source: KNAW

Date: April 20, 2023

Interested to know more about the research of prof. Koopmans and prof. Fouchier? Frontrunner project: Predicting, measuring and quantifying airborne virus transmission